Not quite as popular as Williamsburg, but that’s a good thing sometimes. Places aren’t always overrun, you can find hidden gems, and there is still a sense of the old neighborhood – even though the area is absolutely becoming gentrified.
What to do?
+Take in the stunning view at WNYC Transmitter Park [Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222] *pro tip* if you ask a person with a dog to take your picture, request the dog join you for the photo
+Get your laundry done at Sunshine Laundromat, JUST KIDDING – play some pinball in the back!
Where to eat?
+Polish cuisine at Karczma
+Paella at El Born
+The rainbow donut at Moe’s Doughs
+Brunch at Five Leaves
Where to drink?
+The dive: Bar Matchless [557 Manhattan Ave Brooklyn, NY 11222] has live music, comedy shows, FOOSBALL, and a great patio
+The ultimate summer spot: Brooklyn Barge